Northfield Public Schools Board of Education has announced that they will enter into contract negotiations with Dr. Matthew Hillmann to be the next Superintendent of Northfield Public Schools effective July 1, 2016. He is replacing outgoing superintendent Dr. Chris Richardson, who is retiring after 12 years with the District.
Our school community recently took part in an online learning process using ThoughtExchange. The thoughts and priorities have been reviewed and we now want to share the results with you.
The Northfield Board of Education accepted Superintendent Chris Richardson’s retirement letter at its meeting on February 22. Click here to read Richardson’s letter.
Jennifer Lompart, Northfield High School English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, has been nominated for the 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
Hand in Hand Preschool will hold an open house & fall registration night for the 2016-17 year on March 3 at Longfellow School.
Learn first aid to help a young person experiencing a mental health challenge or mental disorder. Members of the public can register for one of two free classes in February on how to help youth in a mental health crisis.
At the January 11 School Board meeting the Board regretfully accepted the resignation of Board Member Anne Maple effective January 12, 2016. Ms. Maple was first elected to the School Board in November 2008 and again in November 2012.
Two teachers from Northfield Public Schools have been honored as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES annual Educational Technology Conference on December 15. Tammy McDonough and Amanda Heinritz were recognized for not only using technology to support learning for their students, but also encouraging colleagues to do the same.
At Monday's meeting of the Northfield Board of Education, the Minnesota Community Education Association presented Community Services with a 2015 MCEA Project Award for the annual Sports Special Sale, a scholarship fundraiser that helps kids participate in local programs.
The calendar for the 2016-2017 school year was approved by the Northfield Board of Education in October.